Jun 05 , 2018
We all love Italian food. It’s one of the most luxurious cuisines in the whole world and only the most expensive and upscale of the places serve Italian food. In fact some Italian foods are already in our daily consumption, such as pizzas, pastas, etc. Today, we’re going to stick to our Italian theme and share our most favorite pasta bowl recipe that you should absolutely try.
30 Minute Chicken Pasta Bowl:
The name says it all, it takes 10 minutes to prepare, 15 minutes to cook it and the last 5 minutes are spent in serving and presentation. Here is what you need:
- 1 cup dry orzo pasta
- 2 Tbs olive oil or chicken broth
- 1 cup sliced grape tomatoes
- 1/4 cup sliced green onion
- 2 chicken breasts cut into one inch cubes or smaller
- 5 mushrooms, sliced
- 1 tsp garlic salt
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 Tbs garlic minced
- 5 sweet mini peppers
Once the items have been acquired from the store, proceed to prepare them into the condition mentioned above (slicing, chopping, etc). Once done, you will now proceed to make the pasta bowl.
First of all, get a medium saucepan, put the pasta in it with water and cook it according to the instructions on the box. Get a medium sized sauté pan and heat it on a medium heat. Put some oil in the pan and then add garlic and cook it for 30 seconds as you stir it. Add the chicken along with the seasonings. Add the mushrooms followed by the peppers. Cook the chicken and the veggies until the meat is cooked and the veggies become tender. Once the pasta is done cooking, drain it add a spoon of oil and toss it around so the pasta doesn’t stick. Then add the pasta to the chicken and veggies followed by the tomatoes and stir well so everything is mixed well. Turn off the heat, take the pan off the stove and put the pasta in a bowl. Garnish with some dried herbs like oregano and serve. Voila! Your very own chicken pasta bowl. If you’re lucky then the pasta bowl should have been made in less than 30 minutes. You can now utilize that time to snap a few pictures and upload them on Instagram to show the world what a culinary genius you are.
This pasta bowl is best for a lunch or an afternoon snack, though it can be served at other times during the day or even at night. It’s simple, its quick and best of all, it’s delicious. Whether you eat it yourself or cook it for someone else, you and whoever eats it, are in for a great time. Now no doubt your mouth is watering from reading all this. So go to the store and get the supplies, follow the recipe that we just gave you and make your own pasta bowl. Bon Appetite.